1 dead, another in critical condition after shots fired at bar in Paterson

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PATERSON, N.J. — One person is dead and another is in critical condition after shots were fired at a Paterson bar Monday night.

A gunman walked into Andy’s Bar on North 7th Street around 11:15 p.m. and began firing his gun shortly after, according to Paterson police. A woman, Nijatolle Simms, of Paterson, and an unidentified man were shot.

They were taken to St. Josephs Hospital where Simms was pronounced dead . The man was taken into surgery.

Police do not have a suspect in custody.